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empire now facing tough questions. >> news corp. chief rupert murdoch set to appear before britain's parliament just hours from now. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> glad you are with us on this nice and steamy tuesday morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the morning rush always busy and it is turning into a traffic head headache for route 29 commuters in silver spring. an overnight accident shut down part of colesville road in both direction and it is still closed. the crash happened just before midnight at the incident are section -- at the intersection of sligo creek parkway. >>> the heat index easily surpassed 100 degrees in many places including 126 in newton, iowa and in tulsa, oklahoma. residents used a record amount of water which could force officials to tighten restrictions. the same weather pat were will spread to the east coast later this week. not a good thing. >> not encouraging news. >> if it is reaching 126 in parts of iowa and oklahoma, that is insane. that is excessive heat in the extreme. it is not
resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad over the weekend workers actually dumped two tons of ice into a pool to help people cool off. water tempe
the phone hacking scandal. rupert murdoch said he was ashamed of what has happened but he is not to blame. he said he had known nothing of allegations that staff hacked into cell phones and bribed police to get information on celebrities, politicians and crime victims. also said he never would have approved such horrible invasions of privacy. >> do you september that ultimately, you are responsible for the whole fiasco. >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> a protester tried to throw what and to be i flight 800 full of shaving cream at murdoch. that man was quickly arrested. amid the scandal, there is now a call for extra resources for the police investigation so new hacking victims can be informed more quickly. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also making headlines, the latest on reports that the taliban's leader is dead. >>> and big news in the same- sex marriage debate. new york city is preparing for an influx of couples to say i do starting this sunday. but every couple would wants to tie the
on fox 5 morning news. >>> then rupert murdoch in london following a phone hacking scandal involving one of his publications. fox 5 morning news will be right back. >>> making headlines, the family of an iraq war veteran killed on a roller coaster in new york. the sergeant was ejected off the coaster. he lost both legs during a roadside bomb. one expert says he and the operator of the ride made bad decisions allowing him to board. >>> a small plane crashed in alabama. the pilot of the cessna tried landing after it lost its right engine but crashed in a wooded area near a local airport. the victims are said to be a mother and father and five children. the plane was heading from st. louis to florida. >>> in russia, rescuers are hoping to find almost 100 people from a cruise ship accident. hope is fading. many missing are children. nine are confirmed dead. 80 people were rescued. the search continues for the others. the ship was supposed to carry about 120 people but it reportedly had more than 185. >>> rupert murdoch is in damage control mode over the heels of a hacking phone scandal invol
rupert murdoch is facing stiff opposition in britain to his bid to take over a satellite broadcasting company. in the wake of the news ever the world phone hacking scandal and former british prime minister gordon brown is acuing two newspapers of -- is accusing two newspapers of obtaining personal information about his family. the sun learned his child has cystic fibrosis, information he claims they could never have obtained legally. meanwhile, a parliament panel grilled a senior london police officer on why he did not investigate phone hacking allegations at the news of the world years earlier. >> i had no idea. i had no idea. as far as i am concerned from july 2009, this affected two people. this affected a rogue reporter. that is what we honestly believe to be the case. >> rupert murdoch, chairman of news corps is in the process of trying to take full control of british sky broadcasting but the british government is calling for murdoch to shelf his efforts until the investigation is complete. news corps is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also m
, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are pointing the finger at virginia congressman eric cantor, saying he's the many roadblock and that he's unwilling to cool myself. -- compromise. attention is now turning to a backup plan in the senate being hammered out by harry reid and mitch mcconnell. >>> three major bond rating agencies have -- [ no audio ] -- . >> hit theatres. i was at tyson's corner yesterday afternoon. >> sold out? >> sold
people. officials say there was no intelligence warning of a possible attack. >>> rupert murdoch has been called to testify before parliament about the phone hacking scandal surrounding his british newspaper. the committee also wants to hear from his son james and the former editor of news of the world. those hearings are set for next week. meanwhile, there are reports victims of 9/11 may have been targeted as well. senator jay rockefeller from west virginia said if there was any phone hacking of americans, the cons defenses will be -- consequences will be severe. prime minister david cameron also promised to investigate those claims and says he's appointed a senior judge to lead the inquiry. >> there is -- [ inaudible ] engulfing parts of the media, parts of the police and our political system's ability to respond. >> new this morning, scotland yard announced its seventh arrest related to this scandal. so far no one has been charged. all this is unfolding as murdoch's news corps decided to withdraw its bid to take over british sky broadcasting. of course news corps is the parent company
these people work with known criminals. rupert murdoch's news corps may face possible investigation in the u.s. >>> a new trial date for redskin albert haynesworth august 23. that's when he'll go on trial for misdemeanor sexual assault charges. he's accused of putting his credit into a waitress' bra and fondling her at the hotel bar in february. he denies the charges. the case carries a maximum six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. >>> the judge in the roger clemens perjury trial says he won't question any additional potential jurors and decided opening arguments will start tomorrow morning. clemens is charged with lying to congress. >>> stars flock to new york for the much anticipated premier of the harry potter finale. more from the red carpet coming up next. >>> a close look at the new escalator at the foggy bomb metro station. find out what is so special about these steps coming up next.  >>> it's a bittersweet curtain closer for potter mania. the movie premiered in the big apple last night. this is the final installment of the popular franchise. fans say it i
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